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Family & Children's Services

The mission of the social service system and the Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children's Services, including private non-profit providers, local government agencies, and other state agencies is to:

  • protect vulnerable children and adults from abuse.
  • neglect or exploitation.
  • support family preservation and community living.
  • prevent family violence and disruption.

Use the links to access information on:

Call 800-222-8000 or 601-432-4570 to report abuse, neglect or exploitation of a child in Mississippi.

Reports can also be made online at https://www.msabusehotline.mdhs.ms.gov

Division of Family & Children's Services
601-359-4999

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